During the month of September, the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations- Malta (INIA), took part in a collective exhibition and lecture programme organised during ‘The Culture of Ageing: A multi-faceted project’ as part of the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival (VIVA). The project was curated by Dutch curators Lennard Dost and Mare van Koningsveld. VIVA comprised also of a film programme and an artist exchange programme. INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa lectured on ‘The End of the World as we know it! The Coming of Population Ageing’. ‘The Culture of Ageing’ was a joint project between Valletta 2018 and Leeuwarden 2018, the two cities that will be hosting the European Capital of Culture title during the year 2018 and Fondazzjoni Kreattivita’.